Molly Little named CEO at Arc of Delaware County

Hamden — Molly Little has been enjoying her position as CEO of The Arc of Delaware County since the retirement of former CEO George Seuss in January 2016. More...

Posted 5/24/2016 08:14 PM

Catskill Candies & Confections a sweet addition to Margaretville

Longheld passion for chocolates leads to new enterprise

The scene on Main Street, Margaretville will become a bit sweeter this Saturday, May 7 when Catskill Candies & Confections opens for business. The store’s official Grand Opening will be celebrated on Saturday, May 14 at the Spring on Main event. More...

Posted 5/3/2016 07:56 PM

Springtime auto care tips

Spring is one of the prime times for auto maintenance. That first wash-n-wax on a warm Saturday afternoon is liberating. Winter's gloom (to say nothing of grit and road salt) is literally washed away. More...

Posted 4/26/2016 06:21 PM

Public encouraged to sample region’s cuisine during Restaurant Week April 24-28

Andes Hotel – Andes www.andeshotel.com 845 676-3980 More...

Posted 4/19/2016 07:45 PM

Register to win Restaurant Week door prizes!

Anyone who visits at least two participating restaurants during Restaurant Week this week is eligible to win door prizes ranging from $100 gift certificates to the Emerson Resort and Spa (2), $50 gift certificate to the Roxbury General Store, $25 gif More...

Posted 4/19/2016 07:45 PM

Mushrooms topic of Restaurant Week event

Local foodies know that mushrooms are great to eat. Dozens of local foragers have learned how to find them locally and harvest them. More...

Posted 4/19/2016 07:45 PM

Woodworker blends insights and finesse into array of fabulous custom creations

Cheryl Gregory was desperate. Her new house was nearly complete but she could not get a certificate of occupancy because she didn’t have a kitchen sink. And to get the kitchen sink, she needed a kitchen counter. More...

Posted 4/19/2016 07:45 PM

Comfortable Ride

IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT — The public is invited to come check out the new office addition in the waiting room at Grand Gorge Tire — a 1965 Cadillac Couch! More...

Posted 4/19/2016 07:46 PM

SPRING HOME IMPROVEMENT

Back porch great entertainment spot

A back porch is the perfect gathering place to host a BBQ, watch a sunset or gaze at the stars. Fortunately, creating the ideal outdoor space for your small home is simpler than you may think. More...

Posted 4/12/2016 06:00 PM

Ten easy DIY projects to upgrade your home

There’s always something you could be remodeling in your home, but why spend time and money redoing when there are simple DIY tricks that’ll get you a similar look at a more reasonable price? More...

Posted 4/12/2016 06:00 PM

Blanchard’s design selected as winner in GBBA logo contest

With all local Main Streets gearing up for spring promotional activities, the Grand Gorge Business Alliance (GGBA) took a big step forward last week with its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday night and a special event on Saturday to announce the win More...

Posted 4/12/2016 06:00 PM

SPRING HOME IMPROVEMENT

Bathroom upgrades make impact even when your budget is small

Smart planning can help stretch renovation funds Small bathrooms have their challenges, but that doesn’t mean you should give up on them. More...

Posted 4/5/2016 04:36 PM

Back porch is a perfect gathering spot

A back porch is the perfect gathering place to host a BBQ, watch a sunset or gaze at the stars. Fortunately, creating the ideal outdoor space for your small home is simpler than you may think. More...

Posted 4/5/2016 04:36 PM

Car Care

‘Helping others’ key to longevity for W.S. Hinkley & Sons Inc.

Grand Gorge auto business started in ‘29 More...

Posted 4/5/2016 04:36 PM

Quarltere’s will get your landscape set for the season

Quarltere’s Garden Center on Route 30, Roxbury is starting its 19th year in business.  Even more so than many other businesses, things really start hopping at Quarltere’s when spring rolls around.  As the weather warms, it&rsquo More...

Posted 3/29/2016 06:40 PM

Customer service key to success for Country Home Security

Protecting people and property focus of business

“Put people before profits; service before sales,” says a whiteboard at Country Home Security. Renard Barto thinks that’s what it takes to compete with giant, corporate security firms. “Name any firm you want,” says Barto. More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

Carol Spinelli earns Coldwell Banker President’s Circle recognition

Margaretville — Carol Spinelli of Bovina Center, a licensed real estate salesperson with Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties, has qualified to join the company’s International President’s Circle.  More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

TROUT TALES:

Celebrating a sport steeped in legend

Every sport practiced in the United States today has its own special jargon, equipment, and traditions. But few sports have as many as the sport of fly-fishing. More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

Fly-fishing guide work a passion for Mark Loete

From photo career to life on Catskill Mountain waters

Some people are born to fly-fishing in the Catskills while others are floated in, fully grown but fully immersed. Mark Loete is the latter.  More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

Fishing, hiking: Will Soter happy to lead the way

Upstate Adventure Guides proprietor knows the Catskills

Will Soter is everywhere! This NYS licensed guide, and the cofounder of Upstate Adventure Guides is out on the trails or in the rivers every chance he gets.  More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

Catskills native John Hoeko opens fly-fishing shop

New career has been dream since a young age

Like so many trout in the region’s streams, John Hoeko is a natural. Raised in Fleischmanns, Hoeko began fishing Catskill waters shortly after learning to walk. More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

Many anglers put faith in ‘East Branch Special’ fly

Recently, I visited Del-Sports, Inc. in Margaretville, owned and operated by Dave Budin and not that far from the banks of the East Branch of the Delaware River above New York City’s Pepacton Reservoir. More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

Lifelong fly-fishing passion leads to Fur, Feather and Steel Fly Shop opening

Fleischmanns enterprise offers fly-tying and fishing lessons, guiding services and retail space

A longtime passion for fly-fishing has turned into a business venture for Fleischmanns native John Hoeko. Last Saturday, John opened Fur, Feathers and Steel at 1121 Main Street, Fleischmanns. More...

Posted 3/15/2016 05:31 PM

GRBA held meeting at Union Grove

Group provided business updates

Union Grove Distillery in Arkville was the setting for the monthly business mixer of the Greater Roxbury Business Association (GRBA) on Tuesday, Feb. 23.  More...

Posted 3/1/2016 05:38 PM

Phoenicia welcomes back Sweet Sue’s

Popular eatery operating again

Sue Taylor was overwhelmed by the bathroom graffiti inside her just reopened Main Street Restaurant this past weekend.  More...

Posted 5/17/2016 08:10 PM

Delaware County businesses honored at chamber dinner

Delhi College hosted event

New energy, new direction, and a new team were championed at the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards Gala on May 6 at SUNY Delhi.  More...

Posted 5/10/2016 07:31 PM

Marta Weisz joins CB Timberland Properties

Margaretville — Marta Weisz has joined Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties as a licensed real estate salesperson.  Marta began her affiliation with Coldwell Banker Timberland Properties in early March, having previously worked in the re More...

Posted 5/3/2016 07:56 PM

Ready To Roll

THAT TIME OF YEAR — Many vehicle owners are in the market for new tires in the spring and Shamro's Tire and Auto Service at 684 Wagner Avenue, Fleischmanns has many brands and sizes in stock. More...

Posted 4/26/2016 06:21 PM

Be sure to leave room for spectacular Just Desserts during Restaurant Week celebration

While local restaurants specializing in dinner fare are offering price fixed three-course meals with beverages for restaurant week, popular local luncheon spots will offer “just desserts” to visitors between Sunday and Thursday. More...

Posted 4/19/2016 07:45 PM

‘Main Street Boot Camp’ puts focus on business

Spillian in Fleischmanns was the setting for the MARK Project’s second-annual “Main Street Boot Camp” event last Monday and Tuesday afternoon and the two-day program brought more than 60 business owners, community leaders, and non-p More...

Posted 4/19/2016 07:45 PM

Good work, customer service keys for Wayman’s Automotive

Consistent, friendly service and keeping up with new technology are keys to success for Wayman’s Automotive at the intersection of Route 28 and Fair Street, Margaretville. Rob Wayman Jr. More...

Posted 4/19/2016 07:46 PM

County Chamber to honor businesses for achievements

Presentations May 6 at gala

Delhi — Local businesses and individuals will be recognized by the Delaware County Chamber of Commerce for their achievements and contributions to life in Delaware County. More...

Posted 4/12/2016 06:00 PM

Swantak Co. has equipment for big & small jobs

It’s the time of year when property owners begin focusing on making landscaping improvements. Joseph Swantak Inc. in Oneonta has a full line of equipment to make this work easier — for homeowners and those tackling largescale projects. More...

Posted 4/12/2016 06:00 PM

Gardens are special places

A favorite spot for many homeowners is their own backyard and garden. It’s a location that’s fun to personalize and reinvent each year. A lot of people find keeping up a garden to be a relaxing activity and gratifying experience. More...

Posted 4/12/2016 06:00 PM

CAR CARE

Sanford Auto Parts helps keeps vehicles on the road

Arkville — When it comes to vehicle care, Sanford Auto Parts on Route 28, Arkville has a vast selection of items the will help keep your car, truck or SUV running smoothly and looking good.  More...

Posted 4/12/2016 06:01 PM

Nappi Tile & Marble ready to update your home’s look

Nappi Tile and Marble has been helping homeowners with remodeling work for more than a quarter-century. The family-run enterprise offers everything needed to transform your home into a functional, modern space. More...

Posted 4/5/2016 04:36 PM

Tips for buying exterior doors

Getting the perfect door for your home is extremely important. It can improve your home’s curb appeal, energy efficiency and value. More...

Posted 4/5/2016 04:36 PM

Creating a great kitchen

A great design blends functionality and aesthetics in order to create a timeless, smart and user-friendly space. The kitchen doesn’t make an exception, especially since this room serves various tasks. More...

Posted 3/29/2016 06:40 PM

Pine Shop has furniture variety for inside and outside your home

The Pine Shop in Oneonta has been offering customers quality home furnishings for more than four decades. More...

Posted 3/29/2016 06:40 PM

Small bathroom spaces offer many renovation possibilities

Small bathrooms have their challenges, but that doesn’t mean you should give up on them. If you’re tight on budget and don’t want to spend the time or money remodeling your entire bath, you should consider a low-cost and time-saving make- over. More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

Spring Cleaning

ROOMS WITH A VIEW — SPRING CLEANING! More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

“Trout Tale”Sponsors appreciate fly-fishing’s importance, history

There’s nothing fishy about the people who have come together to sponsor Trout Tales 2016! Each of these sponsors plays an important role in the community of people who care about the region and its environment. More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

Ed Ostapczuk is face, voice of Catskill fly-fishing

Sportsman also a prolific writer about angling

For many in the region, Ed Ostapczuk is the face and voice of Catskill fly-fishing. More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

Fishing, hunting pursuits guided Lenny Millen to Catskills

Region provides an ideal lifestyle, outdoor pursuits

Like so many fly fishermen and those who study streams, Lenny Millen seems cool and detached on the surface. But the minute the conversation turns to stream management, the passion roiling just under the surface bubbles up.  More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

Trout Unlimited a vital organization for half-century

Ever since 16 fishermen near Grayling, MI gathered with George Griffith more than 50 years ago, Trout Unlimited (TU) has been guided by the principle that. More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

Experience the joys of trout fishing in the Catskills:

Region overflows with some of USA’s finest trout fishing

The beautiful and historic Cat- skill Region is steeped in tradition, a destination visited each year by fly fishers eager to test their skills. More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

Spillian: Perfect Trout Tales setting

If there was ever a better setting than Spillian for a Trout Tales celebration of fly fishing and the history and culture around it, it’s hard to imagine what that setting could be.  More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

Clarke Sanford on the joys of angling the Delaware

Editor’s Note: From the archives of the Catskill Mountain News, you can revel in many excellent paeans to the fly fishing experience, particularly from Clarke Sanford (editor 1904-1964), an avid outdoorsman who probably would deem fly fishing the epi More...

Posted 3/22/2016 08:16 PM

Changing Hands

MERGING — Branch banks in Andes, Roxbury (above) and Stamford will get new owners later this year, according to a merger agreement announcement last Thursday, March 10. More...

Posted 3/15/2016 05:31 PM

New managers for Roxbury complex opening Calico Rebel Café this week

Will also operate adjacent boutique & Queens Mtn. Inn

Andy McArdle has assumed management of the Roxbury building that formerly housed the Queens Mountain Café, Queens Mountain Inn and the Lerner Gallery and Boutique. More...

Posted 2/23/2016 05:57 PM